Dendrobium fleckeri is a hardy Australian species from Queensland, growing at higher mountain elevations (1000-1500m) as an epiphyte. We grow this species “cold,” with Dendrobium kingianum, outdoors until below 30F (-1C).
This particular plant has bloomed in sequence over the spring, with the first flowers opening in April, and continuing through June. There has also been a second flowering in August. Dendrobium fleckeri is the latest flowering of our native Australian species. I have also noted hybrids with this species tending to bloom in early fall (Sept-October).
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